The Tree Helping Kenyan Farmers Beat Drought and Poverty

KIBWEZI, Kenya, March 25 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Worried that a drought could wipe out his crops back in 2000,

Combating Desertification: Awareness, National Mitigation & Innovation

By Leena Yassin This story was made possible thanks to support from InfoNile and Internews’ Earth Journalism Network. Desertification is mainly a

Desertification Speaks

“Everyone is fighting against me. They think I’m bad. They don’t understand how desperately I want to settle.” A country

As Drought Scavenges Turkana, Children are Going Hungry

There are fears that harsh weather conditions in Turkana County could aggravate the food shortage crisis with concerns pupils will

‘We have suffered enough.’ Sudanese farmers abandon farming as desertification burns their farms

By: Leena Yassin Desertification is mainly a result of climate and human pressure on earth. Over the last four decades, desertification has been spreading

No water? Parched Kenyans take up an unlikely new crop: fish

By Caroline Wambui ITUGURURU, Kenya, May 4 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Kenya’s often parched Tharaka Nithi County might seem an

As Fruit Trees Fall, a Hunger Threat Looms in Kenya

By Caroline Wambui KAJUKI, Kenya, April 20 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – When Leah Mutembei was growing up in Kajuki, a

Kenyan herders turn to grazing app to cut drought risks

By Anthony Langat ARKAMANA, Kenya, May 7 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – During times of drought, herder Buchu Boru has to